How do I care for someone with Ebola?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner
You should not be caring for a person with Ebola. People with Ebola are extremely ill and should be treated in specialized hospital units with strict infection control procedures. Health care providers who are treating a person with Ebola must wear gloves, a gown, eye protection and a facemask and take other precautions to protect themselves.

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